The NFL introduced on Sunday that Usher, the famend U.S. rapper and R&B singer, is about to headline the halftime present at Tremendous Bowl LVIII on Feb. 11, 2024.
“It is an honor of a lifetime to lastly verify a Tremendous Bowl efficiency off my bucket checklist. I am unable to wait to carry the world a present in contrast to anything they’ve seen from me earlier than,” Usher stated.
Subsequent yr’s Tremendous Bowl will happen on the Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas.
Usher rose to fame within the late Nineties with the discharge of his second album, “My Means” (1997). His deep catalog of rap, R&B and pop hits embody “U Remind Me,” “Yeah!,” “Burn,” “Love in This Membership,” “OMG” and “Climax.”
He has scored 28 high 10 hits on Billboard’s R&B chart and gained eight Grammy Awards.
“Usher is an icon whose music has left an indelible mark on the cultural panorama all through his profession; we could not be extra excited to have him headline this yr’s Apple Music Tremendous Bowl Halftime Present,” stated Seth Dudowsky, NFL head of music.
Earlier this yr, the Tremendous Bowl LVII halftime present starring Rihanna, which she used to disclose that she was pregnant together with her second youngster, grew to become the most-watched halftime efficiency of all time.
Rapper Jay-Z, whose leisure firm Roc Nation in 2019 entered a long-term partnership to supply the NFL’s high-profile musical choices, referred to as Usher “the final word artist and showman” and hailed “his flawless singing and distinctive choreography.”
Usher’s Tremendous Bowl efficiency would be the fifth halftime present produced by Roc Nation following Rihanna, final yr’s hip-hop extravaganza with Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J Blige and Kendrick Lamar, and former performances by The Weeknd and the duo of Shakira and Jennifer Lopez.